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Someone Else's Daughter : The Life and Death of Anita Cobby - Julia Sheppard

Someone Else's Daughter

The Life and Death of Anita Cobby

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Published: 15th September 1997
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On a hot summer night in 1986, beautiful young Sydney nurse Anita Cobby alighted from a train at Blacktown station and set off to a horrific fate. The recovery of her ravaged body two days later sparked Australia's greatest police manhunt and ignited unprecedented fury and outrage across the nation.

About the Author

Julia Sheppard is Head of Special Collections and archivist of the Wellcome Library for the History of Medicine and Understanding of Medicine.

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    A very confronting, gut wrenching & sad true life story of a senseless murder.

     
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      Great read. Not for the sqeamish

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        I did loan to a friend but she found it upsetting. It was in my thoughts for a long time after finishing it

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          Brilliantly written book. Very moving and incredibly sad.

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          ISBN: 9780732909161
          ISBN-10: 0732909163
          Audience: General
          Format: Paperback
          Language: English
          Number Of Pages: 215
          Published: 15th September 1997
          Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
          Country of Publication: AU
          Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.5  x 1.8
          Weight (kg): 0.3
          Edition Number: 1